Former One Direction star Zayn Malik looked unrecognizable in his latest Instagram picture, which shows him fluffy locks and a full beard as he updates fans on his latest career move – his clothing line.
The 29-year-old singer shared the snap with his 45.9million followers, sporting full curly locks and a full beard.
The star, known for his usual cropped hair and stubble look, was unrecognizable as he posed in a yellow hoodie with a graphic print on the front, gazing away from the camera at the sun.
The star captioned the snap: “Two more weeks to get my Paynt By Zayn collection before it’s gone! Link in bio.”
His new venture is a casual wear line called Exhibition Paynt By Zain. In his latest Instagram post, he models the yellow hoodie from the range.
Clothing includes a selection of men’s surf-style t-shirts, shirts, joggers and sweatshirts, as well as accessories such as wool hats and beanies.
Fans were undecided about the new look when commenting on the post.
One wrote: “ZAYN U NEED TO SHAVE but ok love you anyway!”
While a second wrote: “ZAYN WTFF THATS HOT” followed by a flame emoji.
The X Factor star looks worlds apart from his usual very cropped look, and while he’s been known for sporting stubble in the past, he’s more known to fans for a cleaner, shaved look.
It comes after Zayn’s former One Direction bandmate Liam Payne attacked him and said he “don’t like him” for “many reasons”.
Liam, 28, opened up about their difficult relationship following Zayn’s departure from One Direction.
In a candid conversation with Logan Paul on the Impaulsive podcast, Liam shared his thoughts on recent headlines involving his bandmate, particularly the disturbing rumor that he allegedly “shoved” Gigi Hadid’s mother, Yolanda Hadid, into a dresser during a heated argument. have.
In the candid discussion, Liam openly admitted that while there are many reasons he will always “dislike” Zayn, there are also several reasons he will always stand by his estranged boyfriend after the two have been together for six years Bonded with One Direction on tour and performing.
“There are many reasons I don’t like Zayn and there are many reasons I will always, always be on his side,” Liam admitted.
The singer also hinted that Zayn’s seemingly tough upbringing as a child may have influenced his navigation into adulthood.
Liam continued: “If I had to go through what he’s been through – with his growth and whatever. My parents are so supportive that sometimes it’s annoying. Zayn grew up differently in that regard.”
“You can always look at the man where he is and say, ‘Oh yeah, whatever, the guy is an asshole.’ But at the end of the day once you understand what he went through to get to this point and also whether or not he wanted to be there.
“Listen, I don’t agree with any of his actions. I cannot praise some of the things he has done. I can’t be on his side for that,” he added.
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